MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with
pacemakers or implantable defibrillators have long been told they
can't undergo MRI scans. But a new study suggests that it can be
safely done -- under the right conditions.
Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Strokes bring with
them a heightened possibility of another attack, and new research
suggests black patients may be at especially high risk for
Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Survivors of the
most deadly type of stroke face a higher risk for developing
depression and dementia, new research suggests.
Zika Infection Shrinks Testicles in Mice
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Zika virus can be
sexually transmitted through semen, and a new mouse study could
help explain why that occurs -- and how the virus might damage male
'Off-Label' Antidepressants Common, But Where's the Evidence?
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often
prescribe antidepressants to tackle conditions like migraine
headaches for which they aren't technically approved. Now,
researchers say such "off-label" usage mostly occurs without clear
scientific evidence backing up the treatments.
After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Depression is
always a danger for people recovering from a debilitating stroke.
But new research suggests that tweaking a rehabilitation facility's
lighting system may help patients keep depression at bay.
Health Tip: Short on Sleep?
(HealthDay News) -- It may be tough to find enough hours to get
everything checked off of your daily to-do list. But giving up
sleep to get more done may do more harm than good.